# ICSE Class 9th Physics 8 – Electricity And Magnetism MCQs

#### In switches, the metal terminals are separated from each other by____.

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In switches, the metal terminals are separated from each other by insulators.

#### Materials, which do not allow electricity to pass through them easily, are called ____ of electricity.

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Materials that do not allow electricity to pass through them easily are called insulators of electricity.

#### Bakelite is an example of ____.

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Bakelite is an insulator.

#### Metals are ____ of electricity.

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Metals are conductors of electricity.

#### Which of the following pairs consist of a conductor and an insulator of electricity?

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Silver, copper, steel and gold are good conductors of electricity. Wood, wool and rubber are insulators of electricity. Hence, silver and rubber is the pair which consists of a conductor and an insulator of electricity.

#### An electric cell has ____ terminals.

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An electric cell has two terminals, one positive and the other negative.

#### While a cell is being charged, ____ energy is converted into ____energy.

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While a cell is being charged, electrical energy is converted into chemical energy.

#### Few resistors are connected in series to a battery and formed a closed electric circuit, then the current through each resistor in the closed electric circuit is same.

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In series combination there is only one path for the flow of current as resistors are connected end to end. Hence, the same current flows through all the resistors in a series circuit.

#### Electrical wires are usually made up of ____.

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Electrical wires are usually made up of copper, as it is a good conductor of electricity.

#### Which of the following pairs consist of two insulators?

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Steel, copper and graphite are conductors. Wood, wool and air are insulators. Hence, air and wool is the pair containing two insulators.

#### A glass bangle is an ____.

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A glass bangle is an insulator as it does not allow electricity to pass through it.

#### Terminal voltage is drawn from a cell when the circuit containing the cell is open.

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Terminal voltage is drawn from a cell when the circuit containing the cell is a closed circuit.

#### The switch in a circuit can be placed anywhere in the circuit.

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The switch in an electric circuit can be placed anywhere in the circuit.

#### Wood, plastic and glass are ____.

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Wood, plastic and glass are insulators.

#### A currency coin is a ____.

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A coin is a conductor because it allows the electric current to pass through it when connected in a circuit.

#### Plastic, wood and bakelite are some good ____ of electricity.

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Plastic, wood and bakelite are some good insulators of electricity.

#### All metals, alloys of metals and graphite are ____ of electricity.

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All metals, alloys of metals and graphite are conductors.

#### Insulators allow charges to flow through them.

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Insulators do not allow electric charges to flow through them.

#### Air is an ____.

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A bulb does not glow when there is only air in the gap between the drawing pins of the switch. This means that air is an insulator.

#### Which of the following is a good conductor?

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A silver spoon is a good conductor as it allows the electric current to pass through it.

#### Our body is ____ of electricity.

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Our body is a conductor of electricity.

#### Switches, electrical plugs and sockets are mainly made up of conducting materials.

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Switches, electrical plugs and sockets are mainly made of insulators, only for connecting purpose conductors are used.

#### A bulb glows when a metal piece is used in the place of a switch in ON position in a closed circuit.

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A bulb will glow when a metal piece is used in the place of a switch in ON position in a closed circuit because metal allows the electric current to pass through it.

#### The insulation on wires protects us from electric shocks.

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The insulation on wires protects us from electric shocks.

#### A dry matchstick is a ____.

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A matchstick is made of wood which is an insulator. A dry matchstick is an insulator as it does not allow electricity to pass through it.

ICSE Class 9th Physics 8 - Electricity And Magnetism MCQs
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